London, South Kensington
16 July 1999
Frank Cheyne Pape (1878-1972)
'Oh break, my heart! and Death, draw near!
My day of joy is done.
I ask no more to linger here;
With thee hath set my sun.
Of all our sorrow, stress, and strife,
My heart hath sadly proved,
This is the hardest grief in life-
To love and not be loved.
signed and dated 'F.C.Pape 1901' and inscribed with poem
pencil, pen and ink and wash, heightened with white
16 x 10in. (42 x 26.7cm.)
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